“I now have a future, and that means a great deal to a Syrian”

Essan Hassan is the first of 30 refugees to arrive in Mexico to complete their studies The group has been sponsored by a Mexican humanitarian organization

Obama uses UN speech to ask US lawmakers to lift Cuban embargo

Castro demands compensation for “human suffering” caused by the 55-year-old blockade

Madrid man killed after runaway cement truck crushes his vehicle

Police believe that the mixer’s handbrake was either released or was faulty 37-year-old killed instantly in the incident, which took place in the Chueca neighborhood

The Catalan Animal House

The most surprising thing about Sunday’s polls is that more Catalans didn’t vote in favor of independence, argues John Carlin

Seat admits manufacturing 700,000 cars with VW’s rigged engines

Spanish brand of Volkswagen group is studying the markets where vehicles were sold Seat plant in Barcelona that makes the Audi Q3 also affected by emissions-test scandal

Catalan premier called to court over 2014 informal independence vote

Artur Mas is an official target in a probe opened by prosecutors over last year’s referendum

Emerging party Ciudadanos plans final attack on two-party system

After success at the Catalan regional elections, leaders are heralding a new era in politics